Public Release Summary on the evaluation of the new active calcined kaolin in the product Surround WP Crop Protectant

This consultation closed on 26 July 2022

Consultation period

28 June 2022 to 26 July 2022

The APVMA is considering an application for approval of the new active constituent calcined kaolin and registration of the product Surround WP Crop Protectant, containing 950 g/kg calcined kaolin, as a wettable powder formulation. The product is intended for repellency of citrus gall wasp in citrus.

We invite comment from 28 June 2022 to 26 July 2022 on whether approval of the active constituent and registration of the product should be granted.

The APVMA is able to consider comments relating to the legislative grounds, including:

  • chemistry and manufacture
  • public health
  • residues in food
  • occupational health and safety
  • environmental safety
  • efficacy and target crop safety
  • trade.

Download the Public Release Summary on the evaluation of Surround WP Crop Protectant.

For more information see page 14, APVMA Gazette No. 13, 28 June 2022.

Please note: Submissions will be published on the APVMA’s website unless you have asked for the submission to remain confidential (see public submission coversheet).

Please lodge your submission with a public submission coversheet, which provides options for how your submission will be published.

Note that all APVMA documents are subject to the access provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and may be required to be released under that Act should a request for access be made.

Please send your written submission and coversheet by email or post to:


Case Management Team – Pesticides
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
GPO Box 3262
Sydney NSW 2001

Telephone: +61 2 6770 2300

Submissions received

The APVMA sought comments from interested stakeholders on calcined kaolin in the product Surround WP Crop Protectant, in a consultation that closed on 26 July 2022.

No submissions were received. We have finalised registration of the product.

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